"scrubbing away the last of Miss Havisham"

Miss Haversham
Public DomainMiss Haversham - Credit: Harry Furniss
 Miss Havisham is a character in the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations. Jilted on her wedding day, she remains forever trapped in the moment of her heartbreak and humiliation, staying in her fraying wedding dress in her decaying mansion.

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